Here’s how to identify and tackle workplace bullying, a growing pandemic of forever increasingly competitive work cultures. Being constantly micro-managed and criticised by the bully makes you feel like your decisions are not being trusted and you can begin to doubt yourself. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay) Workplace bullying means directly or indirectly inflicting physical hurt [...]
Bullying is a systematic campaign of interpersonal destruction that jeopardizes your health, your career, the job you once loved. Bullying is a non-physical, non-homicidal form of violence. Because it is abusive it causes both emotional and stress-related physical harm. Freedom from Bullies Week is a chance to break through the shame and silence surrounding bullying. It is a week to be daring and bold. The power of workplace bullying is its ability to stay hidden in plain view. Make every workplace safe and take a stand against workplace bullying!
Unlike the United States, many industrialized countries have addressed the problem workplace bullying, some starting as early as the 1990s. When, (if ever) will America address this huge problem?
Snarky comments, backstabbing colleagues, nagging boss or plain lack of appreciation often fly under the radar, and hence go unnoticed. Being subjected to rudeness is a major reason for dissatisfaction at work as unpleasant behaviour spreads if nothing is done about it, a study says. The research by three psychologists at Lund University in Sweden [...]
As women at some point of our career life we have been exposed to misogyny, sexism, workplace bullying or even harassment by male superiors. Newspaper headlines have become common these days where women become victims of recriminations from their alleged sexual abusers, stating that the woman who claims to be harassed or inappropriately touched is [...]